Everybody's Doin' It Now

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[1st verse:]
Honey honey can't you hear?
Funny funny music dear
Ain't the funny strain
Goin' in your brain?
Like a bottle of wine, fine...

Hon', hon', hon', hon'
Take a chance
One, one, one one,
Little dance

Can't you see them all
Swaying up the hall?
Let's be gettin' in line.

[Refrain:]
Everybody's doin' it
Doin' it, doin' it
Everybody's doin' it
Doin' it, doin' it

See that ragtime couple over there
Watch them throw their shoulders in the air
Snap their fingers
Honey I declare it's a bear
It's a bear, it's a bear
There!

Everybody's doin' it
Doin' it, doin' it
Everybody's doin' it
Doin' it, doin' it

Ain't that music touching your heart?
Hear that trombone bust in a part?
Come, come, come, come let us start
Everybody's doin' it now

[2nd verse:]
Baby baby get a stool
Maybe maybe I'm a fool
Honey don't you smile
Let us rest a while
I'm so weak in the chest, best...

Go, go, go, go
Get a chair
No, no, no, no
Leave it there

Honey, if the mob
Are still on the job
I'm as strong as the rest

This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1923.


The author died in 1989, so this work is also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 25 years or less. This work may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.